NWA US Champion Buddy Rogers with Promoter Fred Kohler

NWA US Champion Buddy Rogers with Promoter Fred Kohler
NWA US Champion Buddy Rogers with Promoter Fred Kohler

Buddy Rogers holds the National Wrestling Alliance United States championship belt  in this photo with Chicago wrestling promoter Fred Kohler.  Kohler promoted wrestling in Chicago, IL for more than 30 years and was the promoter of the “Match of the Century” at Comiskey Park June 30, 1961 where Buddy Rogers would defeat Pat O’Conner in front of 38,622 fans…  a record that would stand for many years.

 

 

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